[eDebate] NDT scouting info -- please read

Jean-Paul Lacy lacyjp
Thu Mar 8 00:00:44 CST 2007

What do we want & when do we need it?

         [Well, we need all the information you're willing to share as soon 
as you can get it to us. Anything to make scouting the tournament easier 
will be appreciated by many.]

As far as self-disclosure goes:

**Deadline: Saturday, March 17th.

I know, it sounds early. But, the 17th is really only four days before CEDA 
Nats. There is barely any time between the end of CEDA & the start of the 
NDT. The idea is to get as much pre-tournament disclosure as soon as 
possible, before everyone scrambles to get ready for CEDA Nats & the NDT.


Affirmative Disclosure--

The most recent plan text(s) you've read.
Complete 1ac outline(s) with full cites [Author, Source, Date, URL, page 
#s, First & Last phrases.]
2ac add-ons
2ac answers to common negative positions (including off case args & major 
case arguments)

If your 1ac is not 'traditional', describe your affirmative in as much 
detail as necessary to provide the opposition the equivalent of the above. 
[Plus full cites for anything that can be cited -- like music or movie clips.]

Negative Disclosure--

Basic rule: Disclose the quantity & quality of information you'd want from 
a team when you are affirmative.
Include at minimum the generic strategies you've deployed thus far, with a 
complete outline & full citations as described above.

I don't think anyone expects you to disclose new arguments before you read 
them. Keeping 'caselist-able' electronic versions of new arguments is a 
great way to help the scouts keep up.

Blank pages are gradually filling with information at 

So, send your info (or better, join the wiki & post it) to the person 
responsible for your district (see below) as soon as possible!

--JP Lacy
lacyjp at wfu.edu

At 12:06 PM 3/6/2007, Ross K. Smith wrote:
>The Wake Coaching staff offered to be this year's NDT pre-tournament
>"Scouting Director" to complement and coordinate with Becky Opsata who
>will be the Director at the tournament.
>As you may recall from the excellent efforts of Stefan Bauschard last
>year, our job is to collect and organize aff and neg info on each of the
>attending schools/teams.
>Much like with the Wake caselist preceding our tournament, the effort
>involves some self-disclosure combined with what we dig up and what you
>send us about your opponents' arguments.
>All will be posted on the wiki at http://opencaselist.wikispaces.com/
>J.P. Lacy will have further information, requests, and/or instructions.
>Meanwhile, we have divided the responsibility for list creation and
>maintenance among our coaches as follows, so go ahead and send them
>useful info:
>D1: Joe Packer <packjc5 at wfu.edu>
>D2 and D4: Casey Harrigan  <harrcd6 at wfu.edu>
>D3: Brad Hall  <hallbc2 at WFU.EDU>
>D5: Sarah Spring <sprise5 at wfu.edu>
>D6: Ross Smith <smithr at wfu.edu>
>D7: Paul Johnson <johnpe5 at wfu.edu>
>D8 and D9: Brian DeLong <delobl6 at wfu.edu>
>Ross K. Smith
>Debate Coach
>Wake Forest University
>336-758-5268 (o)
>336-251-2076 (cell)
>eDebate mailing list
>eDebate at www.ndtceda.com

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